Free Job Training and Placement are available for eligible unemployed or under-employed City of Memphis residents interested in the following occupations:
Entry-Level Environmental Technician
Certified Forklift Driver with Hazardous Materials Certification
Environmental Rehabilitation Specialist (Lead, Asbestos, Mold Certified)
Memphis Bioworks Foundation will conduct Information Sessions each Wednesday from 10am – Noon at the Hollywood Community Center (1560 N. Hollywood) to share information and provide training applications to sign up for the program. Four (4) training cycles will be offered through 2013. The second training cycle is starting November 5, 2012.
Please note there will not be an information session October 3, 2012, but weekly sessions will resume Wednesday, October 10, 2012.
PLEASE CONTACT PAUL MCKINNEY OR ANN TERRY FOR MORE
901-857-9920 OR 901-281-7874
Funded in part under a grant through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
APPLICANTS MUST BE:
A Resident of City of Memphis
High School/GED Graduate
Eligible to Work in U. S.
Able to Pass Drug Screen
Able to Pass Pre- training Assessments
Able to Pass Medical Evaluation
Unemployed or Earning Less Than $15/hour
APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE PROOF OF:
Age (must be 18 years of age or older)
Selective Service Registration (Males ages 18-25)
Veteran Status (if applicable)